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Overcoming Obstacles to Becoming a Foster Parent: Obstacle #2

Overcoming Obstacles to Becoming a Foster Parent: Obstacle #2

A Practical Series from Featured Positively Pinoy Ministry

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Obstacle #2:  How could I possibly afford to foster a child?

Raising children is an expensive undertaking; foster children are no exception.  However, if finances are standing between you and fostering a child, there may be good news for you.  Every potential foster family is first given a financial assessment to measure there capacity for accepting a child.  In many cases, families are eligible for financial assistance in the form of

Malen Papadopoulos , National Director, www.hfcf.org, 09175699164

Malen Papadopoulos , National Director, www.hfcf.org, 09175699164

  • government subsidies
  • medical coverage for the foster child
  • & even tax deductions.

Additionally, many foster parents are blessed to learn how many of their family, friends, neighbors, employers and church mates are willing to assist with their new financial responsibilities.

At Home for Good, we always stress to new foster parents that they are not alone.  They are now part of a fostering movement that works together to change the lives of orphans forever.

Learn how you can join the movement when you contact us online at HFGF.org or at 09175699164.

 

Obstacle #1: The Emotional Roller Coaster of Loving, Bonding and Saying Goodbye to Your Foster Child

Obstacle #3:  Financial Misconception vs Real Needs of Orphans

Obstacle #4:  Government already takes care of orphans Myth

Obstacle #5:  Foster Parents can’t make an impact to the orphans Myth 

Mike Medlin

June 19th, 2015

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